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Garnaut Climate Change Review

Draft Report

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    The Garnaut Review released its Draft Report on 4 July 2008. The Draft Report was a stage in the journey toward the Final Report, which was released on 30 September 2009. It follows the Interim Report and the Emissions Trading Scheme Discussion Paper released in February 2008 and March 2008 respectively. A Supplementary Draft Report was released on 5 September 2008.

    The Draft Report describes the methodology that the Review is applying to the:
    • evaluation of the costs and benefits of climate change mitigation
    • application of the science of climate change to Australia
    • international context of Australian mitigation, and
    • Australian mitigation policy.


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Preliminary pages


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Corrigenda (list of corrections)



Title pages



Table of contents



Preface



Terms of reference



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Chapters




Chapter 1: Australia's climate change challenge (Summary)



Chapter 2: Policy choice about climate change mitigation



Chapter 3: The science of climate change



Chapter 4: Emissions in the Platinum Age



Chapter 5: Observations and projections of global climate change



Chapter 6: The Australian context to climate change



Chapter 7: Impacts of climate change on Australia



Chapter 8: Australia's emissions and the economy



Chapter 9: The modelled economic consequences of climate change in Australia



Chapter 10: The wider costs and benefits of climate change mitigation in Australia



Chapter 11: The international response to climate change to date: an assessment



Chapter 12: Towards agreement on global and national emissions limits



Chapter 13: Deepening international collaboration



Chapter 14: Australian mitigation: overview of the policy challenge



Chapter 15: An Australian emissions trading scheme



Chapter 16: Research, development and innovation



Chapter 17: Network infrastructure market failures



Chapter 18: Information and agency barriers



Chapter 19: Income distribution effects of climate change mitigation policy



Chapter 20: The energy transformation



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End matter




List of figures and tables



List of shortened forms



Units of measurement



Glossary



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Full Draft Report




Full Draft Report - PDF file



Full Draft Report - Compressed PDF (WinZip file)



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